noodles

Yakisoba - New York Times, Minimalist

In February Mark Bittman - NYTimes, Minimalist featured this recipe:
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/03/dining/03mini.html?ref=dining
I have prepared it several times, quite like it, and think that it is going to be part of my rotation.
Might not be 'authentic' as Bittman freely admits.

Rice substitutes?

So, I'm planning on making bento boxes for my mom and I this year. I'm starting to plan and get ready now, but I ran into a problem, my mom asked if it's going to be rice every day. I told her no, but I'm not really sure what else I could use in the place of rice. I was thinking about quinoa, and noodles on occasion, but are there any other things I could use to replace rice every once in a while?
Thanks in advance :3

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#12 - 20090311

This is today's bento.
I'm happy because I finally managed to put 5 different colors in the bento! continue reading...